Lecture

Challenging stigma to improve young people’s mental health

Challenging stigma to improve young people’s mental health date

Date

Wednesday
April 13th, 2016

Challenging stigma to improve young people’s mental health time

Time

Event starts time:
10:37am

Description

Dr Eilis Hennessy presents interesting and thought provoking research particularly around attribution theory, where a person is blamed for their behaviour and how this perceived blame can impact interaction between young people as well as help seeking behaviour.

Presentation Outline: 

  • Why focus on young people?
  • Are we sure that stigma exists?
  • How would tackling it help mental health?
  • How can it be tacked?
  • What do young people currently know about mental health?

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